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Stepping Out Into Ministry - Article
David Woetzel, B.S. - ... thee, and thou shalt smite the Midianites as one man” (Judges 6:15,16). Still Gideon’s self-doubt prompted him to test God three times before stepping out. Similarly, Jeremiah felt incapable: “Then the word of the LORD came unto...
Judges 11:26: three hundred years - Study Note
... three hundred years. The chronology of the period of the judges is difficult to decipher, but this statement of Jephthah’s, inserted more or less incidentally in his polemic against the king of Ammon, provides an important constraint on...
Judges 3:11
... the land had rest forty years. And Othniel the son of Kenaz...
Judges 3:11: And Othniel - Study Note
... And Othniel. Othniel had previously distinguished himself as conqueror of Debir (Joshua 15:15-17), and so was able to become Israel’s first judge, leading them to repentance and victorious freedom after their first subjugation since the...
1 Samuel 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
... the Old Testament. Samuel may be considered the last of the judges (I Samuel 7:15). When he attempted to appoint his two sons as judges to succeed himself (I Samuel 8:3), they proved unworthy, and the people demanded a king. The book of I Samuel...
Deuteronomy 17:18: a copy of this law - Study Note
... at the time he was crowned king (II Chronicles 23:11. Both judges and Levites would also need copies (II Chronicles 17:7-9; 19:10). No king or any other official should ever consider himself above God’s law. The king, or president, or any...
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